Work Placement / Internship

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - Leather Manufacturing

6 Month Placement

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Share your passion for getting hands-on with us. 

We believe in creating an environment where our interns really can learn by doing during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one, encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – and give you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce. Each year we offer a number of internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and are looking to complete a 6 or 12 month placement.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce – ‘take the best that exists and make it better’ permeates everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a student, you will have hands on experience from day one, while gaining practical insight into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer.

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Leather Manufacturing

We are looking for an intern to support the Leather Quality team for 6 Months starting July 2019. The Leather Quality department manufacture the main interior trim components fitted to all Rolls-Royce vehicles including seats, door panels and instrument panels.

You will be working in the Launch Quality Planning Engineers, so your main responsibilities will lean towards the new Rolls-Royce vehicles.

Studying towards a degree in Engineering and or Science and on track to achieve a 2:1 or above.

Key Accountabilities

  • Designing, printing and testing gauges to support Quality Engineers in new product introduction.
  • Having full responsibility for the leather shop 3D Printer: timing, organising requests and investigating different materials and nozzles.
  • Work heavily within the quality planning department supporting the development of new products.
  • Individual projects to investigate, analyse and improve production processes.


We offer a competitive salary of £17,500 per annum and a range of benefits including a pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a subsidised on-site restaurant. As well as being surrounded by many fellow interns throughout your internship you will be supported by our experts in your chosen field.

Application Process

  • Stage 1: Online application form*
  • Stage 2: Two online ability tests (To be completed within 5 days of receipt).
  • Stage 3: Telephone interview with the recruitment team. 
  • Stage 4: Face to face interview with the hiring manager.

Qualifications and experience

  • Studying towards a degree in Engineering and or Science and on track to achieve a 2:1 or above.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 190001RK
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Opportunity Overview

  • June 2nd, 2019
  • £17,500 (pro rata) + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 6 months
  • Goodwood (West Sussex)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Science

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